Double tapping the home button brings up Text messaging app after Verizon OTA upgrade

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    This is really weird. After the recent OTA upgrade to 4.1.2, my Verizon Droid 4 takes me to the text messaging app whenever I tap the home button twice. (I usually don't have to tap the home button twice, but sometimes when one tap doesn't take me to the home screen, I naturally tend to tap it again. Only to be taken to the text messaging app.)

    Anybody with similar experience?
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    Have you checked with Verizon to see if the double tap is a new feature?
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    Mine did this too after the update. Just go to Settings>Accessibility>Double tap home launch and set it to "none".
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    It's an option available in Settings > Accessibilty > Double Tap Home Launch. You can select None, Text, Camera, Maps, GMail, etc. Whatever is selected is what will launch with a Home button double tap.
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    Thanks everyone! That was very helpful. I hate it when Verizon sneaks in a new function with an upgrade.
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    Glad you got it resolved.
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